Job: Automotive Parts Technician

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Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Summary of Job Duties

The City of Aurora is seeking a skilled Parts Technician who will coordinate multiple areas related to the acquisition, receipt, control, maintenance, and issuance of tools, materials, equipment and supplies for the Fleet Maintenance Division.

The Fleet Maintenance Division provides and maintains city vehicles and equipment for our staff to perform the duties necessary to keep our City running efficiently and smoothly.

Why Work for Aurora?

  • Make a difference in the lives of real people every day
  • Diverse community
  • Competitive total compensation package
  • Well-Funded General Employees Retirement Plan
  • Light rail station minutes away
  • On-site fitness center and wellness programs
  • Internal educational programs to assist with career advancement
  • Access to innovation work spaces

The City of Aurora will conduct ongoing screenings of applications on a first come-first serve basis. As soon as we determine to have a qualified pool of applicants, this position may close quickly and without notice.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Issues automotive and heavy equipment parts, supplies and materials
  • Locates and acquires parts and accessories
  • Researches and recommends possible materials based on fleet standards
  • Issues supplies, parts and materials used for fleet maintenance operations
  • Enters inventories and receipts to computer
  • Contacts vendors to obtain price quotes and places orders based on lowest quotes
  • Monitors supplies to maintain appropriate inventory level
  • Stocks shelves
  • Maintains clean and orderly storage area
  • Maintains outside storage yard
  • Unloads trucks and checks inventories for discrepancies
  • Picks up and delivers parts
  • Maintains records for inventory control, reporting and billing purposes
  • Performs additional duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

High School Diploma or GED.

At least 2 years experience on equipment stock work including automotive, truck, light and heavy equipment and small ground maintenance parts with experience utilizing a computer-based inventory system.

Education/Experience Equivalency: A combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the minimum education and experience requirements on a year for year basis.


Valid Driver's License with a good driving history.

Knowledge of methods and procedures for acquiring, receiving, storing and issuing parts and supplies; basic math; and some knowledge of personal computers.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and citizens; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; use stockroom equipment; maintain accurate records; work in conditions common to automotive shop and warehouse; and lift, move, carry and store materials and supplies. Ability to work nights, weekends, and/or holidays as needed.
Organizational skills, and skill in personal computer including internet search. 

Equipment Required
This position may require the incumbent to occasionally use personal equipment (e.g. vehicle, cell phone, tools, etc.) in the course of their employment.

Working Conditions

Physical Demands: Heavy physical work requiring ability to lift a maximum of 100 pounds with assistance; frequently lifting and carrying objects weighing up to 50 pounds; considerable walking and standing; frequent pushing, pulling, and climbing; hand/eye and hand/foot coordination for operation of office and warehouse equipment including forklift; speech communication and hearing to take telephone orders and radio communication; vision to read parts manuals, invoices and related documents and operate equipment. 

Work Environment: Works indoors in a vehicle maintenance facility with some time spent outdoors; exposure to environmental diesel smoke, noise, fumes and dust.
Equipment Used: Personal computer and related software. Operates forklift and other motorized equipment.

For Veteran's points: Please show all of your employment history, including military service and related documentation (DD214) on the application.

The City of Aurora is an equal opportunity employer. We are required by state and federal agencies to keep certain statistical records on applicants. It will not be used in any way to discriminate against you because of your sex, race, age, sexual orientation, creed, national origin, disability or military status, gender identity, unless related to a bona fide occupational qualification as defined by the Colorado Civil Rights Commission and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

If you need assistance in completing this application, please feel free to contact our office at: 303-739-7225 or visit us at 15151 E. Alameda Pkwy., Suite 3500, Aurora, CO 80012.


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